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New Zealand’s selective outrage raises questions of ideology

Former New Zealand Prime Minister, Robert Muldoon, famously said “New Zealand’s foreign policy is trade” but New Zealand has recently condemned a human rights …

New Zealand out of step with traditional allies at UN [again]

The speech from Ms Jillian Dempster, New Zealand’s permanent representative to the UN, at the 28th special session of the Human Rights Council was …

Abusing the Holocaust

This year’s commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, was at once illuminated and overshadowed by extraordinary …

United Nations Human Rights Council discriminates with proposed blacklist

In March, 2016, the United Nations Human Rights Council voted on a proposal from the Palestinian Authority to create a “blacklist” of companies operating …

Eight questions for Ms Ardern and Mr Peters on the United Nations vote

Prime Minister Ardern and Foreign Minister Peters both stood by New Zealand’s decision to vote for a resolution that declared the recognition of Jerusalem …

Palestinian intransigence has a price too

Trump’s recent announcement to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, heralding his intention to move the embassy there from Tel Aviv, reminds the …